Conditions Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) | Eye Glasses Kenosha Commonly called “lazy eye,” amblyopia can be treated successfully if detected early enough in childhood. Astigmatism | Opticals Kenosha Often mistakenly called “stigmatism,” this common vision problem can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery. Blepharitis | Contact Lenses Kenosha Red, swollen eyelids and crusty debris at the base of your eyelashes are signs you may have blepharitis. Cataracts | Eye Care Kenosha Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. Surgical correction is safe and effective, and offers several new options for better vision. CMV Retinitis | Optometrist Pleasant Prairie AIDS or other diseases that affect your immune system can increase your risk of serious eye problems from cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Cornea Transplant | Eye Doctor Pleasant Prairie People with serious vision problems from an eye injury or disease affecting the front surface of the eye can often regain vision with a cornea transplant. Diabetic Retinopathy If undetected or uncontrolled with medication, diabetes can cause serious vision loss, even blindness. Dry Eye Syndrome | Optometrist Pleasant Prairie Dry eye syndrome is a common condition, especially in women over age 40. Many treatment options are available. Eye Allergies Are you bothered by red, itchy eyes? You may have allergies. Floaters and Spots | Eye Exam Pleasant Prairie “Floaters” are usually normal and harmless. But if you notice a sudden increase in floaters or floaters accompanied by flashes of light, see your eye doctor immediately. Hyperopia | Eye Exam Racine Also called farsightedness, hyperopia is a common vision problem that can cause headaches, eyestrain and trouble reading. Keratoconus | Optometrist Kenosha This eye disease causes the cornea to grow thinner and bulge forward in an irregular cone-shape. Treatment options range from gas permeable contact lenses to a cornea transplant. Macular Degeneration | Optometrist Racine This age-related problem is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans age 65 and older. Myopia | Optometrist Kenosha Also called nearsightedness, myopia is a very common vision problem, affecting up to one-third of the U.S. population. Ocular Hypertension | Eye Doctor Racine You’ve heard of high blood pressure, but what about high eye pressure? Pingueculae | Optometrist Kenosha Pingueculae and pterygia are funny-looking words for growths on the surface of your eye. Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) This acute and contagious form of conjunctivitis is particularly common among preschoolers and school-age children. Presbyopia | Eye Doctor Kenosha Are you over age 40 and starting to hold reading material at arm’s length to see it clearly? You probably have presbyopia. Ptosis | Optometrist Kenosha Ptosis is a drooping eyelid. Surgery is usually required to correct this problem. Retinal Detachment | Eye Doctor Pleasant Prairie A detached retina is a medical emergency. Learn the warning signs of a retinal detachment and what you can do to avoid permanent vision loss. Retinitis Pigmentosa | Glaucoma Specialist Kenosha These inherited disorders, commonly abbreviated as RP, cause progressive peripheral vision loss, night blindness and central vision loss. Styes | Eye Doctor Pleasant Prairie This common problem is simply an infected lid gland. Learn how to prevent and treat styes. Uveitis | Eye Exam Pleasant Prairie This inflammatory eye disease can cause permanent vision loss if not promptly treated.